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Students charged after gun found at Raleigh middle school

Posted March 16

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— Two students were charged after a gun was found on the Carroll Magnet Middle School campus Thursday morning.

Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison said that a school administrator received information that there was a gun on school grounds at about 8:45 a.m. and searched a backpack in the presence of a school resource officer.

Inside the backpack, the administrator found a gun as well as marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.

One student was charged with possession of a firearm on campus, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The second student was charged with possession of a firearm on campus.

The names of the students were not released because they are minors.

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